caching appliance

caching appliance

A self-contained cache server dedicated to Web caching. See Web cache and NetCache.


NetCache Appliance
A NetCache is an "appliance" because it plugs into the network and performs one function: Web caching. This C6100 model holds up to two terabytes of Web pages. (Image courtesy of Network Appliance, Inc.)
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A typical deployment would involve a client-side caching appliance installed at each remote office and a server-side caching appliance at the data center.
In conjunction with that announcement, NetApp plans to roll out its biggest caching appliance yet, the C6100, which can handle more than 1 gigabit per second of live streaming traffic and about 500 megabits per second of video-on-demand streaming.
Speed is the single most important benefit an Internet caching appliance can deliver.
Computer system manufacturers Pionex Technologies Inc and Quantex Microsystems Inc have licensed Novell's Internet Caching System, a caching appliance architecture designed to increase the capacity of web servers, and plan to make their cache appliances available in 3Q'99.
Caching appliance vendor CacheFlow Inc doesn't appear to be on Network Appliance Inc's radar, even though it clearly sees the filer specialist as clear competition in its market.
CacheFlow Inc is extending its web caching appliance line onwards and upwards with a new high-end configuration designed to support carrier-class companies with internet pipes ranging from T3 (45Mbps) to OC12 (622Mbps).